County Proclaims October Eco Challenge Month
Submitted by Carol A. Clark
on October 5, 2018 - 9:12am
Community Services Department Senior Management Analyst Kirsten Bell, left, Environmental Services Division Manager Angelica Gurule and Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey hold up a proclamaition announcing October Eco Challenge Month. The proclamation was made Tuesday during the regular County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
The Eco Challenge has officially begun. The Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation recognizing October as Eco Challenge Month Tuesday night during the regular Council meeting
Councilor Pete Sheehey presented the proclamation.
WHEREAS: The Los Alamos County Green Team, Environmental Sustainability Board and Eco Challenge Committee are sponsoring an Eco Challenge from October 3 -…
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